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Object: Sleeping Lion & Lioness.
Series: Six Studies of Wild Animals
A lion lying asleep in front of a rock, and a lioness beside him at right, both partly seen; state before lettering of title altered from upright capitals to italics. 1824
Etching and mezzotint
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Height: 247 millimetres
Width: 330 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See also 1948,0410.116.2 1851,0308.777 and 1850,1014.161
It appears from comparing states of another print from the same series that the state with title in upright capitals preceeded the one in italics - see 1919,0331.34 1850,1014.160 and 1851,0308.781
See Comment of 1948,0410.116.1 for information about the series.
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